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Old 03-10-2006, 04:15 PM   #1
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I bottled my first batch 7 days ago, and well, I couldn't wait. Opened one up and WOW!!! The carbination was perfect, the color spectacular, and the taste was beyond description. Some much for commercial beers, I'm hooked. Now it's time for the second batch.





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Old 03-10-2006, 04:19 PM   #2
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Now it's time for the second batch.
Negatory...you're already behind schedule! Better get two batches going.


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Old 03-10-2006, 04:40 PM   #3
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congrats!
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:12 PM   #4
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I'm putting my first batch in the secondary tomorrow. I hope that I have the success you did!
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:52 PM   #5
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Excellent! Welcome to the addiction.

It really is amazing how relatively easy it is to brew excellent-tasting beer.
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Old 03-10-2006, 08:33 PM   #6
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Texas,
Good for you...it's damn tough to wait 3 weeks for bottles to carbonate, ain't it?
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Old 03-11-2006, 06:08 AM   #7
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Welcome to the dark side....you'll never go back!
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Old 03-11-2006, 09:03 AM   #8
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Congrats!!!

Try (easier said than done) to keep some for a few weeks, it keeps getting better.
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Old 03-11-2006, 01:27 PM   #9
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I second flingdingo! But it is very hard to keep! I'm going to start and try to brew every weekend so i can have a good supply and try to age some beers!!!


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